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25 Vegan Sandwiches For a Hearty and Healthy Lunch

Are you on the hunt for healthy, delicious ways to enjoy your lunch or midday treat? These vegan sandwiches are the answer!

It’s hard to resist a good sandwich. They’re portable, and there are so many different options to choose from.

25 Vegan Sandwiches For a Hearty and Healthy Lunch. Shown in picture: Homemade Vegan Sandwich with Tofu and Vegetables
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But what if your favorite sandwich is packed with meat? Well, we’ve got news for you: sandwiches can be vegan too!

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite plant-based sandwich recipes below.

From the classic veggies to creamy salads and vegan BLTs, there’s always something to love.

So read on, whip up a vegan sandwich, and enjoy the day!

1. Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich

Looking for the perfect lunchtime treat? This chickpea sunflower sandwich is the answer!

The sandwich features layers of creamy chickpeas with bright bursts of tomatoes. Adding sunflower seeds to the mix brings a delightful crunch.

It’s vegan, easy to make, and so tasty you’ll want to eat it all day.

2. Chickpea Egg Salad

Have you ever wanted to eat egg salad but couldn’t because of your strict vegan diet? Well, now you can! 

This vegan chickpea egg salad recipe recreates the original eggs’ soft fluffiness. It features mock egg salad with hearty chickpeas for a protein-packed meal.

One bite of this sandwich, and you’ll surely love every bit of this treat.

3. Avocado Veggie Sandwich

Do you want a delicious and satisfying way to get your daily veggies? Here’s the perfect recipe for you: an avocado veggie sandwich!

Each bite will welcome your taste buds with toasty bread, creamy avocados, and fresh veggies crunch. The addition of hummus brings more flavors for a tastier bite.

The best part? You can throw some tofu or tempeh if you need a protein boost.

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4. Vegan Hummus Avocado Sandwich

A vegan hummus avocado sandwich is a thing of beauty.

It’s the kind of sandwich that will make you close your eyes and savor every bite.

Each mouthful brings a burst of flavors and textures—from creamy goodness to satisfying crunch.

Best of all, it’s a breeze to make, perfect for busy weekdays!

5. Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

This heirloom tomato sandwich is the perfect summertime treat.

It’s got all the elements of a classic sandwich—delicious bread, crisp vegetables, and a creamy spread. The juicy, ripe tomatoes are this dish’s main star, bringing tangy freshness.

A bite of this sandwich will surely blow your mind away!

6. Romesco Cauliflower Sandwiches

If you’ve never had romesco cauliflower sandwiches, you need to add them to your bucket list.

The toast is packed with roasted cauliflower, crisp veggies, and herbs paired with romesco sauce. It’s brimming with sweet, smoky, tangy, and fresh flavors that’ll blow you away.

Plus, it’s full of nutrients, perfect if you want a healthy lunch.

7. Vegan BLT Sandwich

Have you ever wished that the BLT in front of you was vegan? Then we’ve got good news for you!

This vegan BLT sandwich is the solution for your cravings. It’s made with crispy lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and the star of the show, coconut bacon.

This sandwich is so good that even meat-eaters will want to try it.

8. Crispy Shiitake BLT Sandwich

Crispy, crunchy, and oh-so-delicious: the crispy shiitake BLT sandwich is everything you’ve ever wanted and more.

This sandwich has everything you love in one bite. It’s crispy, chewy, and juicy.

Plus, it’s slathered with vegan mayo to add a bit of creaminess to the mix.

9. Pulled Pork Sweet Potato Sandwich

Any meat lover knows that pulled pork is all about the meat. But this vegan pulled pork sandwich is all about the sweet potato.

It’s a mouthwatering combination of salty and sweet flavors with tender and crisp textures. The addition of vegan BBQ sauce adds a kick of spice for a tasty treat.

The best part? It’s so simple to make and tastes even better than the original!

10. Vegan BLT With Tempeh and Carrot Bacon

When you think of a BLT, you probably picture a sandwich with some lettuce, tomato, and bacon.

But what if we told you there was another way to enjoy the classic sandwich?

This vegan BLT with tempeh and carrot bacon is a delicious way to enjoy your favorite sandwich.

It has the classic smoky flavors from the tempeh and freshness from the veggies.

11. Tempeh Sandwich

Who doesn’t love a good sandwich?

But what about when you’re vegan? Or just trying to eat more healthy and less meaty?

Then this tempeh sandwich won’t disappoint! It has layers of creamy avocado, savory spread, and chunky tempeh.

A bite of this sandwich will make you forget the meat!

12. Smoked Maple Tofu Sandwich

This smoky maple tofu sandwich is the answer if you’re looking for a healthy, filling meal.

The combination of crispy tofu, maple syrup, and creamy avocado is something I never thought possible. But it’s totally delicious!

With protein-packed tofu and veggies, this sandwich will keep you going even on the busiest days.

13. Chickpea of the Sea Tuna Salad Sandwich

The ‘chickpea of sea’ tuna salad sandwich is a vegan’s best friend.

It’s the perfect combination of crunchy, creamy, and tangy. You’ll love how chickpeas recreate tuna and give this sandwich a hearty texture.

This sandwich is also packed with nutrients—it has tons of fiber and protein.

14. Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Searching for something to take you away from the stresses of the day? Look no further than this curried chickpea salad sandwich!

It’s the perfect blend of sweet, spicy, and savory made with veggies, pickled onion, and bread. This recipe is a fresh take on your standard sandwich and is much better for you.

Trust me—you’ll be surprised how much flavor is packed into every bite.

15. Tempeh Reuben

What’s a vegan tempeh Reuben? A sandwich so good you won’t even miss the meat, that’s what.

This mouthwatering sandwich is made of marinated tempeh in crusty bread and tangy dressing. It has a chewy texture that feels like eating a chunk of tender meat.

Plus, it’s a great way to add more protein to your diet without sacrificing flavor.

16. Vegan Meatball Sub

The only thing better than a meatball sub is a vegan meatball sub. And this recipe is the best one around!

It’s made with cooked kidney beans packed with herbs and spices and baked to perfection.

The meatballs come out of the oven looking hearty and chewy—you won’t believe it’s vegan.

Pair it with marinara and vegan cheese, and you’ve got yourself one heck of a dinner.

17. Buffalo Chickpea Sandwich with Vegan Blue Cheese

We all love a good sandwich. But have you ever had one like this?

The buffalo chickpea sandwich with vegan blue cheese is like something out of a dream. The tender chickpeas and creamy vegan blue cheese blend perfectly between the bread.

Plus, it has spicy goodness that will leave you licking your fingers with delight!

18. Zucchini Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese sandwiches are the best kind of comfort food. But if you’re vegan, you’ll love this bright-tasting alternative!

The soft, gooey cheese and crunchy bread are a match made in heaven. And when you add zucchini to the mix, you get a snack bursting with flavor.

The best part is that it won’t leave you feeling bloated after eating—it’s super healthy.

19. Vegan Club Sandwich

The club sandwich is a classic midday treat that everybody loves. And if you’re looking for a vegan alternative, this recipe is for you.

This sandwich is the perfect combination of sweet and savory with crispy goodness. It features the smoky taste of tofurkey to recreate the taste of meat.

I’m sure you’ll be coming back to this recipe again and again for this delicious classic!

20. Banh Mi Sandwich

Banh mi is one of the most delicious and satisfying things you can eat.

There’s nothing quite like the combination of crunchy, fresh vegetables with soft filling and fluffy bread.

It’s a fusion of French and Vietnamese flavors: baguette, marinated tofu, and pickled veggies.

If you haven’t tried a banh mi yet, what are you waiting for?

21. Bombay Sandwich (Vegetable Grilled Sandwich)

Take your taste buds on a trip to the streets of Mumbai with this tasty sandwich.

Bombay grilled sandwich is a traditional food packed with creamy potato filling and veggies. The delicious taste of this sandwich comes from the flavor-packed masala.

It’s the perfect treat to serve when you’re looking for a new twist to your meals.

22. Spicy Falafel and Roasted Veggie Naan-wich

Spicy falafel and roasted veggies are a match made in heaven. And now, you can enjoy these two delicious foods in one package!

The garlic naan serves as the perfect backdrop for the spicy, smoky flavors of the filling. It’s full of flavor and texture that will dazzle your taste buds.

23. Blackened Tempeh Sandwiches

Mouthwatering—that’s what we’re going for. And this blackened tempeh sandwich fits the bill!

This sandwich is piled high with chewy, smoky blacked tempeh, arugula, and red peppers. It also has a tangy, spicy kick from the remoulade sauce slathered in the bread.

One big bite of this sandwich will surely bring a flavor explosion to your mouth.

24. Vegan Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joes are classic comfort food that every meat-eater enjoys. And if you’re vegan, you can still enjoy its messy deliciousness.

These vegan sloppy joes are made with lentils and a mix of sauces and spices. It’s paired with crisp onions packed in toasted buns.

Plus, they come together in about 20 minutes!

25. Chickpea “Chicken” Salad

Nothing beats the classic comforting goodness of chicken salad. And if you’re vegan, you can use chickpeas instead of chicken!

It has the same creamy, tender texture as the original chicken salad, except it’s cruelty-free.

This sandwich has a tangy, spicy kick with savory goodness that’ll make your taste buds dance.

Just like chicken salad, this recipe is full of protein from chickpeas. And with all those veggies in there too? You’ve got yourself one heck of a meal.

25 Vegan Sandwiches For a Hearty and Healthy Lunch

These vegan sandwiches prove that meatless meals can also be memorable! Whether you like them sweet, savory, or both, we’ll have all your cravings covered.

Ingredients

  • Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich

  • Chickpea Egg Salad

  • Avocado Veggie Sandwich

  • Vegan Hummus Avocado Sandwich

  • Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

  • Romesco Cauliflower Sandwiches

  • Vegan BLT Sandwich

  • Crispy Shiitake BLT Sandwich

  • Pulled Pork Sweet Potato Sandwich

  • Vegan BLT With Tempeh and Carrot Bacon

  • Tempeh Sandwich

  • Smoked Maple Tofu Sandwich

  • Chickpea of the Sea Tuna Salad Sandwich

  • Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwich

  • Tempeh Reuben

  • Vegan Meatball Sub

  • Buffalo Chickpea Sandwich with Vegan Blue Cheese

  • Zucchini Grilled Cheese

  • Vegan Club Sandwich

  • Banh Mi Sandwich

  • Bombay Sandwich (Vegetable Grilled Sandwich)

  • Spicy Falafel and Roasted Veggie Naan-wich

  • Blackened Tempeh Sandwiches

  • Vegan Sloppy Joes

  • Chickpea “Chicken” Salad

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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